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Archived Since:September 26, 2011

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Lena Dunham's Ideal Thanksgiving Dinner Is Not Gluten-Free

Stuffing is the best! Actor/writer/producer/Girls creator Lena Dunham — whose new book Not That Kind of Girl is filled with all kinds of references to her favorite foods — today revealed her ideal Thanksgiving meal to Bon Appetit. If...Show More Summary

Aldi Tries, Fails to Sell Caviar Under 'Beluga' Label

Aldi, the German discount supermarket chain, is changing the name of its non-Beluga discount caviar. Bargain supermarket chain Aldi has decide to rename its "Beluga" caviar. According to the Telegraph, Aldi is dropping "Beluga" fromShow More Summary

Empire Brewing Co. Insists Strikes Bock Beer Is a 'Parody'

The production company behind Star Wars has taken issue with the brewery's Strike Bock beer. The beer wars in a galaxy not so far, far away wage on: Empire Brewing Company has released a video in response to Lucasfilm's objections to the brewery's Strikes Bock beer. Show More Summary

Negra Modelo Pairs Perfectly with Great Food, Just Ask Rick Bayless

Enter for a chance to win a three-day, four-person culinary tour of Chicago, inspired by master chef Rick Bayless. Looking for a beer that pairs just as well with crispy fried shrimp, delicate grilled tuna, or smokey carne asada? Negra Modelo's balanced flavor is just the thing for pairing with any number of fine foods. Show More Summary

Taco Bell's New App Launches With Mobile Ordering and Unlimited Menu Customization

It's a first for a national quick service restaurant. And signals Taco Bell's next move: to double sales and open 2,000 new locations within the next eight years. Hours after blacking out their social and online presence — a risky stunt that proved successful — Taco Bell released its new and highly improved mobile app. Show More Summary

Here's the Cover of Lucky Peach #13: Feel the Joy

The 2014 holiday issue hits newsstands on November 13. Here now, the cover of Lucky Peach's thirteenth issue, which arrives just in time for holiday baking season. Appropriately, it is titled "Feel the Joy" and features an amusing cover...Show More Summary

Reserve: New App Is Your Concierge to Hot Restaurants Across the US

Reserve is a dining concierge app that promises customers hot tables and great service for a $5 booking fee. The online reservation wars continue: Today, a new app called Reserve enters the space, bringing with it the promise of "digital concierge service" and access to tables at restaurants in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston. Show More Summary

A Thai Translation for the Masses at Portland's Pok Pok

The southeastern stretch of Portland's Division Street has grown hectic over the last few years. New restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and low-rise apartment complexes nestle among deep-rooted evergreens. But Andy Ricker's Pok Pok, which arguably helped detonate the area's growth, may stick out even more now than when it opened in 2006. Show More Summary

Watch Anthony Bourdain Feast in Iran

Parts Unknown episode six airs next Sunday, November 2. Here's a series of preview clips from this upcoming Sunday's episode of Anthony Bourdain's CNN show Parts Unknown. Bourdain and his crew head to Iran which feels "neither East nor...Show More Summary

Toys "R" Us Is Selling an Unlicensed Guy Fieri Halloween Costume

Donkey sauce not included. There's going to be trouble in FlavorTown when Guy Fieri finds out about this "celebrity chef wig and goatee" costume.

The 23 Most Ridiculous Lines From Kris Jenner's Kookbook

The Kardashian matriach just released her first cookbook, In the Kitchen With Kris. Fall is a busy time for cookbooks, and last week Kardashian family matriarch and notorious momager Kris Jenner dropped her first offering into the mix. Show More Summary

Yelp Is On a Mission to Conquer Europe

The company has acquired French review site Cityvox. Watch out Europe, Yelp — the oft-sued review site — is coming for you. Just days after announcing that it had acquired German restaurant review service Restaurant-Kritik, Yelp reveals...Show More Summary

Taco Bell Blacks Out Social Media to Promote New App

A risky move. Social media sites are abuzz with the news that Taco Bell has blacked out its online presence in an effort to promote its new app, to be launched later today. Content on Taco Bell's Twitter account as well as on its Facebook page has been deleted and all images have been blacked out. Show More Summary

Starbucks Phases Out Free Drink Coupons

Dissatisfied customers will have to settle for a discount instead. Coffee giant Starbucks will no longer appease dissatisfied customers with free drink certificates. According to Starbucks Melody, the chain is phasing out its Customer...Show More Summary

Watch How City Bakery Makes Its Cult-Favorite Pretzel Croissant

The 48-hour process is condensed into two-and-a-half minutes of glutenous goodness.

Food Photography Is About to Get a Lot More 3D

A new app is taking smartphone photography into the third dimension. Tired of Instagram's inability to truly capture the essence of your burger/$12 cocktail/Cronut/kale salad? A soon-to-launch app called 3DAround is aiming to revolutionize...Show More Summary

Papa John's Frito Pizza Pie Combines Two Junk Foods Into One Brilliant Package

For those who like a little crunch with their pizza. Papa John's has crafted a winning new pizza. The Frito Chili Cheese Pizza combines the saucy, cheesy, bread-y quality of a Papa John's pie with the crunchy, meaty quality of a bag of Frito pie. This video does the pizza justice:

Dunkin' Donuts Insists Their Croissant Donut is Not a Cronut Knockoff

The doughnut and coffee giant refuses to give credit where credit is due. More than a year after the hysteria-inducing hybrid pastry's debut, Cronut impostors are still popping up left and right: Late adopters Dunkin' Donuts are jumping...Show More Summary

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